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I voted the first one because that's how it should be pronounced. As in other parts of the UK, there are splits between the first two ways on the island. I doubt it's anything to do with nationality though, more a question of class. The last two are silly.

 

Edit - actually that should be last three are silly.

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I voted the first one because that's how it should be pronounced. As in other parts of the UK, there are splits between the first two ways on the island. I doubt it's anything to do with nationality though, more a question of class. The last two are silly.

 

Edit - actually that should be last three are silly.

Quite a few places in UK would pronounce it W-assp. Quite a few places in UK eat chips, cheese and fucking gravy. Dittto say "hey-boy". And "fellah".

 

But us Manxies need some sort of identity so please don't spoil it.

 

I remember when Government offices started getting PCs, early 90s or thereabouts - a good decade after our UK office started using 286s. Anyway, you'd think they'd invented the fucking things. There was even a Manx penny with a computer on it to celebrate.

 

So anyway, you're real Manx if you went down the pub and told everyone about the computers you got in the office and the Excel spreadsheet course you had been on. You're even Manxer if you sat there and lapped it all up.

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I fear I might have just ruined the whole thing, I pressed the wrong button, sorry.

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How do you pronounce wasp?

Waaaaaasssssppp

 

How about looook, cooook, and boooook too?

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How do you pronounce wasp?

Waaaaaasssssppp

 

How about looook, cooook, and boooook too?

 

 

and baaaaaath, paaaath, aaaaaaaye. St. Jooooooooohns, Snaefeeeeeeeeeeeeel, etc. etc.thumbsup.gif

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My goodness - Vinniek and Miss Take both turning up on the same day. Brill!

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TJ

 

Noooooo.

TJ "floats like a bee and stings like a butterfly" thumbsup.gif

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